The table below looks at the statistics for PPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 213 211 218
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing PPP 11 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.13% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 0.44% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 5
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
PPP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1792 1574 1422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.23% 28.67% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 987 1119 1119
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,550 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PPP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PPP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PPP across the Berkshire region.

PPP Salary Trend in Berkshire

PPP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PPP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

PPP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

PPP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 7 £50,000 +48.14%
Slough +2 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Bracknell - 1 £45,000 -
PPP
South East

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing PPP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PPP.

1 34 (91.89%) MPLS
1 34 (91.89%) Firewall
2 31 (83.78%) OSPF
2 31 (83.78%) BGP
2 31 (83.78%) Cisco
3 28 (75.68%) VPN
4 27 (72.97%) IPsec
5 22 (59.46%) SNMP
6 18 (48.65%) VoIP
6 18 (48.65%) F5
7 17 (45.95%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (45.95%) xDSL
7 17 (45.95%) Ethernet
8 16 (43.24%) IPv6
9 15 (40.54%) DNS
9 15 (40.54%) SSL
9 15 (40.54%) IKE
9 15 (40.54%) IPX
9 15 (40.54%) IPX/SPX
9 15 (40.54%) RIP
9 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
9 15 (40.54%) POP3
9 15 (40.54%) SMTP
9 15 (40.54%) WLAN
9 15 (40.54%) CheckPoint
9 15 (40.54%) EIGRP
9 15 (40.54%) IGRP
9 15 (40.54%) DHCP
9 15 (40.54%) Frame Relay
9 15 (40.54%) TACACS

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing PPP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 34 (91.89%) MPLS
1 34 (91.89%) Firewall
2 31 (83.78%) OSPF
2 31 (83.78%) BGP
3 28 (75.68%) VPN
4 27 (72.97%) IPsec
5 22 (59.46%) SNMP
6 18 (48.65%) VoIP
7 17 (45.95%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (45.95%) xDSL
7 17 (45.95%) Ethernet
8 16 (43.24%) IPv6
9 15 (40.54%) DNS
9 15 (40.54%) SSL
9 15 (40.54%) IKE
9 15 (40.54%) IPX
9 15 (40.54%) IPX/SPX
9 15 (40.54%) RIP
9 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
9 15 (40.54%) POP3
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Network Consultant
1 15 (40.54%) Consultant
2 13 (35.14%) Security Consultant
2 13 (35.14%) Network Security Consultant
3 10 (27.03%) NOC Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Network Operations Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Network Support
6 3 (8.11%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Network Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) UNIX
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (27.03%) Load Balancing
3 9 (24.32%) Change Management
4 6 (16.22%) Network Management
5 5 (13.51%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) Project Management
6 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) Change Control
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.11%) Pay per click
7 3 (8.11%) Multivariate Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Analytics
8 1 (2.70%) Stress Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Time Management
8 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Python
1 4 (10.81%) Perl
1 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.03%) CCNA
3 9 (24.32%) CCNP
4 4 (10.81%) JNCIA
5 3 (8.11%) CCIP
5 3 (8.11%) CCIE
5 3 (8.11%) CCSP
6 2 (5.41%) Degree
7 1 (2.70%) SCSA
7 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO 9001
1 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Netcool
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) Cisco
2 18 (48.65%) F5
3 15 (40.54%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.11%) Google
4 3 (8.11%) Veritas
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) Sun
5 2 (5.41%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Juniper
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft